It turned out to be not so difficult to turn some Apple devices into a piece of iron in practice – after setting the fateful date, it is not possible to restore the equipment to life by rebooting, shutting down or restoring using computers on OS X. But do not despair, there were ways to breathe life into the devices hanging on the logo. The first option: open the device, remove the battery and install it again. The nuance is that you need to do this in the official service center. If you perform this simple operation in an unauthorized office or on your own, the device will lose the Apple warranty. The second way: wait until the battery is completely discharged on its own, and then charge the device – after this operation, operation is restored. Note that Apple hasn’t yet responded to the detected bug. Meanwhile, a Reddit forum participant who discovered the vulnerability reported that Wi-Fi users in public places could be victims of cybercriminals who could send malicious requests to the network server to change the date to Apple-devices on January 1, 1970, which will turn them into a \Recall that all Apple devices on 64-bit processors (A7, A8, A8X, A9 and A9X) with any version of iOS are affected.